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Paraguayan indigenous community goes digital to protect ancestral lands

24 May 2019

ISLA JOVAI TEJU, Paraguay Rumilda Fernández's indigenous community has long tended its ancestral lands in Paraguay, marking boundaries with an ancient system of names for trees and streams. Now, squeezed by deforestation and farming, the community is going digital to defend itself.

Paraguay's LGBT community feels outcast amid conservative shift: 'We are forgotten'

05 Apr 2019

ASUNCIÓN Paraguay's LGBT communities are feeling increasingly isolated amid a conservative shift in the Latin American country, even after they celebrated the global success of local lesbian drama film "Las Herederas" last year.

Washington cranks up Venezuela sanctions as Guaido tours South America

02 Mar 2019

WASHINGTON/ASUNCION The United States on Friday ramped up its attempt to dislodge Venezuelan President Nicolas Maduro from power, imposing new sanctions and revoking visas, while opposition leader Juan Guaido said Maduro's support among the military was cracking.

Paraguay coach resigns after just five months in charge

14 Feb 2019

ASUNCION Juan Carlos Osorio has resigned as Paraguay coach only five months into the job, having led his side in just one friendly match.

Soccer-Paraguay coach resigns after just five months in charge

14 Feb 2019

ASUNCION, Feb 13 Juan Carlos Osorio has resigned as Paraguay coach only five months into the job and having led his side in just one friendly match.

Soccer: Postponed Libertadores final to be played in Madrid

30 Nov 2018

ASUNCION The postponed Copa Libertadores final second leg between Argentine clubs River Plate and Boca Juniors will be played at Real Madrid's stadium on Dec. 9, the South American Football Confederation (CONMEBOL) said on Thursday. | Video

Postponed Libertadores final moved outside Argentina in December

28 Nov 2018

ASUNCION The Copa Libertadores soccer final between Argentine rivals River Plate and Boca Juniors will take place in early December outside of Argentina after fan violence forced the match to be postponed last week, organizers said on Tuesday.

Turkey to open Paraguay embassy after policy shift on Israeli capital

07 Sep 2018

ASUNCION Turkey will open an embassy in Asuncion, Paraguay, the South American country said on Thursday, a day after President Mario Abdo reversed the previous administration's decision to move its diplomatic mission in Israel to Jerusalem from Tel Aviv.

Israel closing embassy in Paraguay in response to return of mission to Tel Aviv

06 Sep 2018

JERUSALEM/ASUNCION Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu ordered the closure of Israel's embassy in Paraguay on Wednesday, hours after the Latin American nation's new government announced it would move its embassy back to Tel Aviv from Jerusalem.

Soccer: Former Mexico coach Osorio to lead Paraguay

04 Sep 2018

ASUNCION Juan Carlos Osorio, who guided Mexico to the last 16 of this year's World Cup in Russia, has been appointed as coach of Paraguay, the South American country's football association (APF) said on Monday.

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